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Core Electronic Textbooks: Medicine

AAFP Conditions A to Z Restricted to faculty, students, and staff at The University of Missouri

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AccessMedicine Restricted to faculty, students, and staff at The University of Missouri

Search a collection of over 50 books in clinical medicine and the basic sciences, including Harrison's Principles of Internal Medicine, Current Medical Diagnosis and Treatment, Hurst's The Heart, and many more. Click on My AccessMedicine to register for a free password which entitles you to use the Lange self-assessment tool for board preparation, PDA chapter downloads, and podcasts. MyNCBI account holders can link to articles and ordering options via Findit@MU. Please logout when finished searching. To locate more recent articles which cite a referenced article, enter the PMID article Identifier here. [more]
Behavioral Medicine : A Guide for Clinical Practice Restricted to faculty, students, and staff at The University of Missouri

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Big Picture : Medical Biochemistry Restricted to faculty, students, and staff at The University of Missouri

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Books@Ovid Anyone can use

A collection of major medical, nursing and pharmacy reference texts. Titles can be searched individually or as a whole. [more]
Citing Medicine: The NLM Style Guide for Authors, Editors, and Publishers. Anyone can use

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Clinical Evidence Restricted to faculty, students, and staff at The University of Missouri

A compendium of evidence on the effects of common clinical interventions in a variety of medical specialties, from the publishers of the British Medical Journal. Summarizes the current state of knowledge, ignorance, and uncertainty about the prevention and treatment of a wide range of clinical conditions based on thorough searches and appraisal of the literature. Updated monthly. [more]
Clinician's Pocket Reference Restricted to faculty, students, and staff at The University of Missouri

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Conn's Current Therapy Restricted to faculty, students, and staff at The University of Missouri

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Current Clinical Medicine Restricted to faculty, students, and staff at The University of Missouri
Also Known as: Cleveland Clinic: Current Clinical Medicine

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Current Medical Diagnosis & Treatment Restricted to faculty, students, and staff at The University of Missouri
Also Known as: Current Consult: Medicine;Current Medical Diagnosis and Treatment

The content of Papadakis & McPhee's Current Consult: Medicine is included under the Quick Access Tab in AccessMedicine. [more]
DeGowin's Diagnostic Examination Restricted to faculty, students, and staff at The University of Missouri

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Diagnosaurus Restricted to faculty, students, and staff at The University of Missouri

A differential diagnosis tool from McGraw-Hill and CogniQ, included with AccessMedicine. [more]
DynaMed Restricted to faculty, students, and staff at The University of Missouri

Provides basic information and summarizes current developments on over 2000 diseases. Designed for use at the point of care. Includes ICD9 codes. MyNCBI account holders can link to articles and ordering options via Findit@MU. [more]
Encyclopedia of Medical Anthropology : Health and Illness in the World's Cultures Restricted to faculty, students, and staff at The University of Missouri

Discusses health and disease from a variety of cultural perspectives. The specific needs of homeless, refugee, and indigent populations are discussed, along with over 50 distinct ethnic groups: African Americans, Amish, Argentine Toba, Badaga, Bangladeshis, Baliem Valley Dani, British, Burmese, Cree, Czechs, Datoga, Fore, French, Fulani, Garhwali, Garifuna, Greeks, The Hadza, Haitians, Han, Hausa, Hmong in Laos and the United States, Iroquois, Jamaican Maroons, Japanese, Jat, Lijiang Naxi, Malagasy, Malays, Maori, Matsigenka, Maya of Highland Mexico, Mongolia, The Nahua1, Navajo, Nepal, The Northwest Coast, Ojibwa, Oklahoma Choctaw, Roma of the United States and Europe, Samoa, Saraguros, Shipibo, Sotho, Sudanese, Thai, Tongans, Trobriand, Tuareg, Wape, Yanomamö, Yoruba. [more]
Epocrates MedTools Restricted to faculty, students, and staff at The University of Missouri

A variety of free add-on programs to accompany ePocrates. Currently includes a tumor staging reference, a bone health assessment tool, dosing calculators, and treatment guides for cholesterol, psychiatry, and hypertension. [more]
Essentials of Clinical Geriatrics Restricted to faculty, students, and staff at The University of Missouri
Also Known as: Clinical Geriatrics

For nearly three decades, the goal of Essentials of Clinical Geriatrics has remained unchanged: to help clinicians do a better job of caring for their older patients. You will find thorough and authoritative coverage of all the important issues in geriatrics, along with concise, practical guidance on the diagnosis and treatment of the diseases and disorders most commonly encountered in an elderly patient. [more]
Ferri's Clinical Advisor Restricted to faculty, students, and staff at The University of Missouri

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FREIDA Anyone can use

This is the Directory of Graduate Medical Education programs (commonly known as the "Green Book") online. [more]
Gale Encyclopedia of Medicine Restricted to faculty, students, and staff at The University of Missouri

Includes information on more than 1,600 medical disorders and concepts. Each article includes in-depth discussion of causes, symptoms, diagnosis, treatments, procedures, and other related topics. Written for a general audience with an authoritative tone. [more]
Goldman's Cecil Medicine Restricted to faculty, students, and staff at The University of Missouri
Also Known as: Cecil Textbook of Medicine

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Guide to Culturally Competent Healthcare Restricted to faculty, students, and staff at The University of Missouri

Much of the information here was synthesized from two printed books, Guide to culturally competent health care and Transcultural Health Care: A culturally competent approach./a>. [more]
Harrison's Manual of Medicine Anyone can use

A concise companion to Harrison's Principles of Internal Medicine. [more]
Harrisons Online Restricted to faculty, students, and staff at The University of Missouri
Also Known as: Harrison's Principles of Internal Medicine

Harrisons Online provides the complete text and illustrations of the 18th edition of Harrison's Principles of Internal Medicine textbook. [more]
Hazzard's Geriatric Medicine and Gerontology Restricted to faculty, students, and staff at The University of Missouri
Also Known as: Principles of Geriatric Medicine and Gerontology

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Healthcare Standards Directory Restricted to faculty, students, and staff at The University of Missouri
Also Known as: Health Care Standards Directory

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Henry's Clinical Diagnosis and Management by Laboratory Methods Restricted to faculty, students, and staff at The University of Missouri
Also Known as: Clinical Diagnosis and Management by Laboratory Methods

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Histology & Cell Biology: Examination & Board Review, 5e Restricted to faculty, students, and staff at The University of Missouri
Also Known as: Histology and cell biology: examination and board review

This popular title in the LANGE series is specifically designed to help you make the most of your study time--whether you're studying histology and cell biology for the first time or reviewing for course exams or the USMLE. With this focused review you will be able to pinpoint your weak areas, and then improve your comprehension with learning aids especially designed to help you understand and retain even the most difficult material. You will find complete easy-to-follow coverage of all the need-to-know material: fundamental concepts, the four basic tissues types, and organs and organ systems--presented in a consistent, time-saving design. At the conclusion of the book, you will find a Diagnostic Final Exam that has been updated with longer, case-related stems that mimic the USMLE Step 1 examination. [more]
In the Clinic Restricted to faculty, students, and staff at The University of Missouri
Also Known as: annals of internal medicine in the clinic ; intheclinic ; acp in the clinic ; american college of physicians in the clinic

A monthly article series in Annals of Internal Medicine focusing on practical, evidence-based management of patients with common clinical conditions. Based on the American College of Physicians' PIER (Physicians Information and Education Resource). Each topic also includes slide sets that can be used for not-for-profit educational activities. Scroll down to see an alphabetical list of article topics. [more]
Integrative Medicine Restricted to faculty, students, and staff at The University of Missouri

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Kumar & Clark's Clinical Medicine Restricted to faculty, students, and staff at The University of Missouri
Also Known as: kumar's clinical medicine ; kumar clinical medicine

One user at a time. Please close browser window when finished. Recommended for PBL Block 6. [more]
LANGE Self Assessment Tool Restricted to faculty, students, and staff at The University of Missouri

Click on LANGE Self Assessment tool and complete the free registration form to access 3000 USLME Step 1 and Step 2 sample board exam questions. From USMLEasy.com. [more]
Lexi-Interact Online Drug Interactions Program Available only from within the Health Sciences Library.

A service of UpToDate, provided by the Lexi-Comp company. Enter a list of drugs to identify potential interactions, or list all potential interactions for a given drug or herb. Results can be filtered by level of risk rating if desired. After logging into UpToDate and accepting the license agreement, Click on Launch Lexi-Interact drug interactions program. [more]
MedCalc 3000 Restricted to faculty, students, and staff at The University of Missouri

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mediLexicon Medical Abbreviations Directionary Restricted to faculty, students, and staff at The University of Missouri

Search over 200,000 medical abbreviations and their definitions. [more]
Medscape Reference: Drugs, Diseases, Procedures Anyone can use
Also Known as: emedicine

Clinical knowledge base of more than 7,000 diseases and disorders, formerly known as emedicine. Free registration required. An iPhone download version is available. [more]
Murray and Nadel's: Textbook of Respiratory Medicine Restricted to faculty, students, and staff at The University of Missouri

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Osler Medical Handbook Restricted to faculty, students, and staff at The University of Missouri

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Patient History: an Evidence-Based Approach to Differential Diagnosis Restricted to faculty, students, and staff at The University of Missouri
Also Known as: Evidence-Based Approach to Differential Diagnosis

For medical students and other health professions students, an accurate differential diagnosis starts with The Patient History. The ideal companion to major textbooks on the physical examination, this trusted guide is widely acclaimed for its skill-building, and evidence based approach to the medical history. Now in full color, The Patient History defines best practices for the patient interview, explaining how to effectively elicit information from the patient in order to generate an accurate differential diagnosis. The second edition features all-new chapters, case scenarios, and a wealth of diagnostic algorithms. Introductory chapters articulate the fundamental principles of medical interviewing. The book employs a rigorous evidenced-based approach, reviewing and highlighting relevant citations from the literature throughout each chapter. [more]
Practical Guide to the Care of the Medical Patient Restricted to faculty, students, and staff at The University of Missouri

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Primary Care Medicine ( Goroll ) Restricted to faculty, students, and staff at The University of Missouri

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Principles and Practice of Hospital Medicine Restricted to faculty, students, and staff at The University of Missouri

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Quick Medical Diagnosis & Treatment Restricted to faculty, students, and staff at The University of Missouri
Also Known as: QMDT;Quick Medical Diagnosis and Treatment;Quick Medical Dx & Rx

Provides practical, expert information on diagnosis and management when you just have a few minutes. It is a single-source reference designed for quick and easy access to the information you need in the clinical setting. [more]
Red Book: 2012 Report of the Committee on Infectious Diseases Restricted to faculty, students, and staff at The University of Missouri

Standard infectious disease reference from the American Academy of Pediatrics Committee on Infectious Diseases. [more]
Smith's Patient-Centered Interviewing: an Evidence-Based Method Restricted to faculty, students, and staff at The University of Missouri
Also Known as: Patient-Centered Interviewing: an Evidence-Based Method

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STAT!-REF Restricted to faculty, students, and staff at The University of Missouri

STAT!-REF is a library of textbooks and drug compendia. Drug information, psychiatry, and obstetrics are especially well represented. [more]
Systematic Musculoskeletal Examinations Restricted to faculty, students, and staff at The University of Missouri

A thorough introductory guide to the techniques of the musculoskeletal examination Systematic Musculoskeletal Examinations is a clear, step-by-step learning text and atlas designed to teach essential and foundational skills of musculoskeletal physical assessment. Utilizing concise, easy-to-follow text and hundreds of outstanding photographs, this is an important resource for students, residents in training, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, and practicing physicians seeking an organized approach to performing practical, problem-focused musculoskeletal physical examinations.Systematic Musculoskeletal Examinations presents a 3-part learning system: 1. Screening Musculoskeletal Examination (SMSE): rapid assessment of structure and function 2. General Musculoskeletal Examination (GMSE): comprehensive assessment of joint inflammation and arthritis 3. Regional Musculoskeletal Examination (RMSE): focused assessments of structure and function combined with special testing of the shoul [more]
Textbook of Physical Diagnosis Restricted to faculty, students, and staff at The University of Missouri

Recommended for School of Medicine IPC Block 5. [more]
UCSF Hospitalist Handbook Anyone can use

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Understanding Clinical Research Restricted to faculty, students, and staff at The University of Missouri

Understanding Clinical Research addresses both the operational challenges of clinical trials and the needs of clinicians to comprehend the nuances of research methods to accurately analyze study results. This timely resource covers all aspects of clinical trials--from study design and statistics to regulatory oversight--and it delivers a detailed yet streamlined overview of must-know research topics. The text features an accessible three-part organization that traces the evolution of clinical research and explains the bedrock principles and unique challenges of clinical experimentation and observational research. Reinforcing this content are real-life case examples--drawn from the authors' broad experience--that put chapter concepts into action and contribute to a working knowledge of integral research techniques. [more]
Understanding Global Health, 2e Restricted to faculty, students, and staff at The University of Missouri

The phrase “global health” is frequently thrown around in political and medical debates. But what exactly is global health? The text Understanding Global Health answers this question eloquently in its comprehensive discussion of health, health care, and health systems from a universal perspective. Although this book is written with the medical student or public health student in mind, it can definitely be utilized by anyone who is interested in learning more about the subject. [more]
Understanding Patient Safety Restricted to faculty, students, and staff at The University of Missouri

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Understanding Teamwork in Health Care Restricted to faculty, students, and staff at The University of Missouri
Also Known as: Teamwork in Health Care

Understanding Teamwork in Health Care is a book about how to work proficiently in and with teams, both in clinical care and management settings. The book’s purpose is to enable people working in health care to improve the performance of the teams they work in, lead, or manage so that the interests of patients are better served. The book aims to offset in some measure a deficiency in the education of almost all health care professionals in the United States, namely, the lack of training about working in teams composed of people from various professions. Nearly all professionals working in health care are obliged to puzzle out interprofessional teamwork on their own. This book is intended to help health care professionals in this effort [more]
UpToDate Available only from within the Health Sciences Library.

Aims to provide instantaneous, evidence-based answers to the most commonly asked clinical questions. Over 270 journals and other sources are regularly scanned and synthesized into topic reviews designed to provide current answers to clinical questions. Overall, these original topic reviews consist of over 40,000 pages of text and over 10,000 graphics covering the following areas: Internal Medicine, Adult Primary Care, Cardiology, Drug Information, Endocrinology & Diabetes, Family Practice, Gastroenterology & Hepatology, Gynecology, Hematology, Infectious Diseases, Nephrology & Hypertension, Neurology, Obstetrics, Oncology, Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, Pulmonary & Critical Care Medicine, Rheumatology, Emergency Medicine, Women's Health, and Psychiatry. To locate more recent articles which cite a referenced article, copy and paste the PMID article Identifier here. [more]
Webster's New World Medical Dictionary Anyone can use
Also Known as: websters medical dictionary

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Wilderness Medicine Restricted to faculty, students, and staff at The University of Missouri

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Link to some of the most popular electronic textbooks on various subjects below. Or, search all electronic books available to MU Libraries.

Alternative Medicine

Anatomy

Anesthesiology

Biomedical Informatics

Biochemistry

Cardiology/Vascular Disease

Communicable Diseases

Communication Disorders

Consumer Health

Dermatology

Education, Medical

Emergency Medicine

Endocrinology

Epidemiology

Ethics, Medical

Evidence Based Medicine

Family Practice

Gastroenterology

Genetics

Geriatrics

Gerontology

Gynecology/Obstetrics

Health Care Management

Hematology

History of Medicine

Medicine

Microbiology & Immunology

Nephrology/Urology

Neurosciences

Nursing

Nutrition & Dietetics

Occupational Therapy

Oncology

Ophthalmology

Orthopedics

Otolaryngology

Pathology

Pediatrics

Pharmacology

Pharmacy

Physical Therapy

Physiology

Psychiatry

Public Health

Pulmonary Disease

Radiology

Rheumatology

Surgery

Tests/Lab Diagnosis

Toxicology

Veterinary Medicine